|Celebrated Name:||David Walsh|
|Real Name/Full Name:||David Dominic Walsh|
|Age:||59 years old|
|Birth Date:||25th April 1961|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Kirsha Kaechele|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes|
|Is David Walsh Gay?||No|
|Profession:||Art Collector, Businessman, Professional Gambler|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$200 Million|
|Last Updated:||January 2021|
David Walsh is commonly known through his gambling and art collection career. In his 35 years of gambling, he made hundreds of millions something he tried to justify in his new book (A bone of Fact). Though he justifies his career, Walsh doesn’t advocate gambling and tries to discourage anyone who comes to him for advice on how to win big in gambling. His advice is that gambling is the worst endeavor anyone can undertake as you’ll only have a very small percentage of making it in life as a gambler.
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Early Life & Biography
David Walsh was born on 25th April 1961 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, as the lastborn of is parent’s three children. His mother was a devout Roman Catholic who raised David and his siblings according to the catholic faith. This saw David attend Dominic College, a catholic school in Tasmania, before joining the University of Tasmania, where he majored in computer science and mathematics. Raised in the catholic faith, it was a shocker to his mother when David came to reveal his rabid atheist faith.
With hundreds of millions coming from his gambling, David is known to live a posh live a lifestyle that he confesses to having made his mistakes along the way. One of the things he regrets is not being a good dad at the start of his two daughters Jamie and Grace Walsh. Today he claims he has embraced fatherhood with so much joy and has changed the way he interacts with his children.
David is married to an American art curator Kirsha Kaechele who he married in March 2014. This is David’s second marriage after he divorced his first wife. Together they have a daughter, Sunday Walsh, who was born on 20th 2015. David has two more daughters, Jamie and Grace, both from different relationships.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 24th April 1961, David Walsh is 59 years old as of today’s date 20th January 2021. His height is 1.61m tall, and his weight is 78 kg.
After studying computer science at university, David developed a gambling system that made him a fortune. The system was used to bet on several sports, horse racing being one of them. He went on to become a professional gambler making millions of dollars before becoming an art collector. In 2011, he founded MONA (Museum of Old and New Art) in his hometown, which became the largest privately-owned museum in Australia. In 2007, he closed the museum for renovation at the cost of $75 million and re-opened after four years with a $100 million collection.
Awards & Achievements
Individually, David hasn’t been nominated or any award so far, but is museum worn a tourism award as the best development. This was as result of its tourist attraction in Tasmania. His work has been rewarded with the increased traffic of tourists. This has made David think of building a hotel in the area, a project he has estimated to be worth around $50-$100 million. His artwork will definitely outlive him continuing with his legacy, which is the best reward one can get.
Net Worth & Salary of David Walsh in 2021
Currently, there is no figure that can be put as David’s exact net worth as he has been secretive about his net worth. What is known is that he is a multi-millionaire making most of his fortune from gambling. In 2012, he got into a legal tussle with the Australian Tax Office, where they were demanding $37 million as tax from the profit he had made with his gambling system. Apart from gambling, His museum has picked up well bring tourists from all over the world. His net worth is estimated to be $200 million as of January 2021.
In 2016, the Australian government honored him for his exemplary work in art and culture. One of his desires is to see his MONA property having a great commercial impact on the local community. He doesn’t want to open every social amenity in the area, and according to him, it will be his joy seeing many shops open in the area competing with him. Besides being a businessman, David is a known philanthropist who has given back to the community through sports and education. David believes as much as he wants to make more money, he also wants to leave a mark.